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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 09:00:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 99%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, July 22, 2013 at 6:17 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, July 29, 2013 at 5:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 09:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 04' South, Longitude: 125° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.53 meters/second, 1564.3 km/hour, 972.0 miles/hour or 844.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.20 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 25' 24.3"971.85 miwest0° 09' 58.3"11.43 minorth972.24 mi
24 hours13° 29' 34.6"909.17 mieast4° 18' 03.9"295.63 minorth962.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownTue 1:00 AM1401 km871 miles757 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter IslandTue 3:00 AM2315 km1438 miles1250 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteMon 11:00 PM2595 km1612 miles1401 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaMon 11:00 PM3715 km2308 miles2006 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 11:00 PM3852 km2394 miles2080 nmWest-northwest WNW
Galapagos IslandsTue 3:00 AM4215 km2619 miles2276 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico City *Tue 4:00 AM4635 km2880 miles2503 nmNortheast NE
AlofiMon 10:00 PM4752 km2953 miles2566 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuatemalaTue 3:00 AM4951 km3076 miles2673 nmNortheast NE
ApiaTue 10:00 PM4968 km3087 miles2682 nmWest W

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